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Microsoft CEO, Seeking Growth, Tells Managers: Step It Up

The day Satya Nadella became Microsoft Corp. 's chief executive officer, he invited several dozen vice presidents to breakfast and had a simple, calm admonition for them: "Can you step it up?" The engineer's tone was a departure from the yelling and wild gesticulations favored by his salesman predecessor Steve Ballmer and the razor-sharp ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Townhall

Layoffs Prove the Deceit of Amnesty

The shocking announcement that Microsoft is cutting 18,000 jobs is still sinking in.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Immigration Reform, Facebook, Opinion

MarketWatch

NewsWatch: 6 books Bills Gates says you should read this summer

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has recommended books on business, finance and Obamacare - as well as a romantic comedy.

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The Independent

Business Adventures by John Brookes: A Bible for billionaires

Warren Buffett and Bill Gates are big fans of an out of print 1960s business book.

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MarketWatch

Slide Show: Bill Gates gives 6 books to read this summer

The CEO-turned-philanthropist has recommended six books to read this summer. The list includes tomes on business, finance and Obamacare - as well as a romantic comedy that's been called "funny, touching, and hard to put down."

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Examiner.com

Tell your boss: Billionaire calls for four-day weekends

Telecom magnate and billionaire Carlos Slim wants you to take more time off. Although you have probably never heard of him before, the man undoubtedly knows what it takes to be successful.

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Free Republic

Jeff Sessions criticizes Bill Gates's call for STEM worker visas amid Microsoft layoffs

Sen. Jeff Sessions criticized Microsoft founder Bill Gates for calling on Congress to increase STEM worker visas while the company plans to cut 18,000 jobs next year.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, US Politics, Startups, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Immigration Reform

Free Republic

Sessions Slams Bill Gates For Demanding Guest Workers While Microsoft Lays Off 18,000 Americans

'[Bill Gates] questions whether the members of Congress who don't pass laws like he wants on immigration are honoring their duty to the 300 million Americans that we collectively represent.

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Walta Information Centre

Gates to receive honorary degree from AAU - Monday, 21 July 2014 07:30

The Addis Ababa University said on Saturday that it will provide an honorary doctorate degree to Bill Gates, the founder and owner of Microsoft.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, World News, Ethiopia, Africa, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations

American Thinker

Bamboozled Billionaires

Many prominent persons have adopted a cause, using their prominence and money to support their chosen cause.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

News Max

Palin: US Becoming 'Unfunded Charity' for Illegals Under Obama

Rather than putting illegal immigrant children into middle-class communities, the federal government should be moving them into exclusive liberal enclaves where residents are pro-amnesty - such as Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg or Microsoft founder Bill Gates - former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said Saturday at the Western Conservative Summit in Colorado.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Microsoft

The Motley Fool

4 Money Lessons From a Man Who Died a Billionaire

Most people recognize the name of famous billionaires like Warren Buffett or Bill Gates, but the name Shelby Cullom Davis doesn't ring as many bells.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Business of Life

Remote control female contraceptive and the business of IVF

Remote control contraceptive funded by Bill and Melinda Gates. Once implanted, contraceptive microchips can be remotely controlled to release abortifacients into a woman's body for up to 16 years.

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Schools Matter

Why Cuomo Will Lose: Her Name is Zephyr Teachout

In 2008 Microsoft founder Bill Gates, one of the world's richest men, decided that he should take charge of education policy.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Slashdot

US Senator Blasts Microsoft's H-1B Push As It Lays 18,000 Off Workers

Sessions' speech began as a rebuttal to a recent New York Times op-ed column by Microsoft founder Bill Gates , investor Warren Buffett and Sheldon Adelson ... But the senator's attack on "three of our greatest masters of the universe," and "super billionaires," was clearly primed by Microsoft's announcement, also on Thursday, that it was laying off ... (more)

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Warren Buffett

Uptown San Diego Examiner

Daily Business Report - July 18, 2014

Microsoft's plans to reduce its workforce by 18,000 jobs over the next year could mean scores of engineering jobs at Nokia's office in San Diego will be the chopping block, according to a report.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, San Diego, CA, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Boston.com

Innovation EconomyA birth-control device that lasts 16 years

This birth-control device from MicroChips would be capable of lasting for 16 years after it is implanted under a woman's skin.

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Related Topix: MicroCHIPS, Lexington, MA, Cambridge, MA, Waltham, MA, Medicine

Slate Magazine

Billionaires' Favorite Book

It's recently emerged that America's two richest men share not only a fondness for bridge , but identical taste in literature.

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Advertising Age

Bill Gates: Six 'Really Fantastic Books' to Read This Summer

These may be grim times at Microsoft , but co-founder Bill Gates seems to be having a good time in his semi-retirement .

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InformationWeek

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Microsoft's announcement Thursday that it's cutting 18,000 jobs from its payroll, I remember years back, about 5 years into Bill Gates's rise, there was all kinds of commenting and articles about how he seemed to be swallowing up everyone and everything around him.

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